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THE MOUSE THAT ROARED starring PETER SELLERS, PETER SELLERS, PETER SELLERS, JEAN SEBERG, WILLIAM HARTNELL and LEO McKERN

In 1959, a hilarious Cold War-inspired film entitled THE MOUSE THAT ROARED was produced about a fictional tiny country named "The Duchy of Grand Fenwick". Grand Fenwick is no ordinary country. First, it's the smallest country in the world (about 15 square miles). Second, it's the only English-speaking country in continental Europe (located in the French Alps). Third, its primary source of revenue is its wine; which was quite popular in the United States until a Californian winery started to bottle a cheaper wine with a similar name to the Grand Fenwick wine. Several letters of protest had been sent to the U.S., but no response had ever been received, except from the U.S. Department of Agriculture about growing grapes. To prevent bankruptcy, Prime Minister Count Rupert Mountjoy (Peter Sellers) makes an unusual suggestion to the Grand Fenwick Parliament: declare war on the United States, then immediately surrender so that the U.S. will provide bountiful amounts of monetary aid. Grand Duchess Gloriana XII (also played by Peter Sellers) doesn't initially like the idea of going to war, but she acquiesces and the Prime Minister Mountjoy calls upon the Grand Fenwick military Field Marshal, Tully Bascombe (again, played by Peter Sellers), to lead Grand Fenwick’s 20 (or so) man army (wearing chain mail from the Middle Ages) to invade the U.S. in New York City, where they can surrender to U.S. immigration authorities. Grand Fenwick’s Declaration of War is perceived initially as a prank in the U.S., which is more interested in the development of a new super bomb (dubbed the Q-bomb) by the well-known scientist Professor Alfred Kokintz (David Kossoff), who is also in New York City. Due to the potential destructiveness of the Q-bomb, New York City is evacuated. So, when the Grand Fenwick army arrives, there is no one around for them to surrender to. Instead, they proceed into the emptied city and are misconstrued by some evacuation officials as being extraterrestrials because of their chain mail. When Tully happens across a newspaper, he realizes that they are not far from where Professor Kokintz is developing the Q-bomb and decides that surrender isn't necessarily the only available option. What follows is a complete shock to the entire world. And what about that mouse?

Even after 40 years, THE MOUSE THAT ROARED is still a hilarious and very entertaining film, and Peter Sellers does a superb job of portraying three very different characters. Look for a host of wonderful character actors including Professor Kokintz's daughter Helen (Jean Seberg), General Snippet (MacDonald Parke), Will Buckley (William Hartnell, who is well- known for being the very first "Doctor Who" on the long-running BBC sci-fi TV series of the same name), Benter (Leo McKern of Rumpole fame) and the United States Secretary of Defense (Austin Willis).

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